Even the best technology can't overcome poor planning and lack of follow-through.
Mobile is more than flashy gadgets. It's about brilliant apps, useful tools and sound strategies for your enterprise to get the most out of them. Diarmuid Mallon interprets and analyzes the latest mobile trends.
Diarmuid Mallon is the Lead, Global Marketing Solutions & Programs – Mobile, which includes the SAP Mobile Services division and SAP Mobile solutions. He has worked in the mobile industry since 1996. Follow him here at UberMobile and @diarmuidmallon.
Apple's right: K-12 schools are embracing the iPad, as this Google Map of tablet rollouts show.
In the latest iteration of my rankings of the largest iPad deployments, K-12 schools step into the spotlight.
Summer is not when CIOs usually start or ramp up major projects. Not so for SAP CIO Oliver Bussmann.
There are two cross-vendor efforts to defragment the car computer space and appify your automobile. With the outcome uncertain, developers remain in limbo.
Devices may occupy the physical periphery of your company's tech infrastructure. That's not stopping mobile from becoming the new "focal point" of your IT architecture, according to Gartner.
The list of vendors preparing business-minded, consumer-lovable tablets includes HP, Samsung, and, it can be argued, Microsoft and the entire Windows 8 ecosystem. Whether they will succeed in knocking out the iPad is a much tougher call.
2012 should henceforth be known as The Mobile Games, as tablets, apps and SMS all made a huge impact on athletes and spectators alike.
Last week, I argued that Seton Hall University's choice to standardize on a single platform - Windows 8 tablets and PCs - was the wrong strategy in the age of BYOD and end-user choice. Here, I give Seton Hall's top tech official a chance to rebut my claims.
The iPad is like LeBron James before he won his first NBA championship - wildly successful but still beset by doubters. I think that's fair.